Appendix B ADMINISTRATIVE AND TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Administrative experience at the Ecole Polytechnique, University of Montreal

2006-09 Elected member of faculty promotion committee;
2000-… Committee chair of a new Microelectronics engineering curriculum in collaboration with McGill University and University of Sherbrooke. The application was submitted in 2003;
2001-… Member of the graduate program committee for the Department of Electrical Engineering;
2000-… Member of the selection committee of new faculties for the Department of Electrical Engineering;
2000-04 Member of the Da Vinci laureate selection committee for best undergraduate students;
1998-00 Elected member of the tenure committee (comité de probation);
1998-00 Member of the sabbatical and industrial leave committee;
1998-00 Founder of a specialisation in Microelectronics at the Electrical Engineering Department;
1998 Member of the teaching commission;
1998 Member of the promotion committee of the Electrical Engineering Department;
1997 Member of the graduate study committee of the Electrical Engineering Department;
1996-04 Coordinator of the Electronics Division, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering;
1995-97 Member of the Consultative Committee for advanced training leave of absence.

Administrative experience at the national and international levels

2011 Promotion External Reviewer in Several Universities in Canada
2011 Promotion External Reviewer in United Arab Emirates University
2011 Promotion External Reviewer in Several Universities in United-States
2010 Promotion Committee in Montpellier University, Montpellier, France
2009 Promotion Committee in Metz University, Metz, France
2009 Promotion Committee in Montpellier University, Montpellier, France
2009-11 Member of the NSERC Grant Selection Committee.
2008 Promotion Committee in Lebanese University, Beirut, Lebanon
2007 Promotion Committee in Metz University, Metz, France
2006 Member of Graduate Program Committee at UQTR
2003-… Member of the Technical Program Committee of the IEEE-ICSICT (China), SETIT, IEEE-ISCAS, IEEE-BiOCAS, IEEE-MWSCAS, IEEE-APSCAS (Asia), IEEE-ICM;
2003-… Principal investigator of a $21M Pan-Canada grant application from the Canadian Foundation for Innovation to acquire a MicroElectronic Design Automation Laboratory;
2002 Co-Chair of the IEEE Int. Conf. on Microelectronics (ICM);
2000 Co-Chair of the IEEE Int. Conf. On Electronics, Circuits and Systems (ICECS);
1999-05 Member of Micronet (Federal Network of Centre of Excellence in microelectronics);
1999-… Founder and Chair of the IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society (SSCS) Montreal Chapter;
1999-02 Member of the NSERC Grant Selection Committee.
1999-… Director of the FQRNT “Regroupement Stratégique en Microsystèmes du Québec (ReSMiQ)”;
1999-… Scientific Advisor of two Canadian biomedical companies (Victhom Human Bionic, Scanview);
1998-01 Member of an Interuniversity Committee for Microelectronics common teaching at UQAM;
1997-99 Reviewer for the John Wiley & Sons for the Encyclopedia of Electrical and Eletronics Engineering;
1996-00 Co-editor of scientific publications (one per month) in the “Journal Industriel du Québec”;
1996 Member of the international Committee for admission and promotion of IEEE membership;
1995-… Co-Founder and member of the IEEE Int’l Conf. on Electronics, Circuits and Systems (ICECS);
1994-97 Member of the committee of Microelectronics activities in the province of Québec;
1993-96 Member of Grant Selection Committee, Fonds pour la formation de chercheurs et l’aide à la recherche;
1993-98 Member of GRIAO research center committees (Presentely ReSMiQ).
1991-00 Consultant for several Canadian companies leading suppliers of Microelectronics (COSEM Neurostim Ltd, Alliance Medical Inc., SIAL Geosciences Inc., Goal Semiconductors, and CAE Electronics).
1991-… Reviewer for several conference proceedings, (ISCAS, MWSCAS, ICECS, CCECE, ICM, IFESS, etc);
1991-… Reviewer for refereed Journals (IEEE Trans on BME, RNE, PDT, CAS I & II, D&T, Computer, etc.);
1991-… Reviewer of grant applications for various private & governmental agencies (Manning, NSERC, etc);
1991-… Member of the organization committees of several int. conferences (DFT, CCECE, ICECS, VTS, ISCAS, MWSCAS, NewCAS, etc.).
1988-89 Member of REMDUS (Regroupement des Étudiants en Maîtrise et Doctorat de l’Univ. de Sherbrooke);
1987-89 Member of the executive AEGSA (Association des Étudiants Gradués en Sciences Appliquées).

Teaching experience at the Ecole Polytechnique

2008-… Graduate and undergraduate course on “Smart Medical Devices” covering circuits techniques & electrodes for biosensors and actuators, École Polytechnique;
2000-… Graduate-level course on “Biomedical instrumentation” offered by several faculties, covering instrumentation principles. I am in charge of magnetic and electrical stimulation from the principle to system design, École Polytechnique;
1999-… Graduate level course on “Microelectronics” offered by many faculties, covering main high technology fields. I am in charge of the microelectronics and microsystems domains from the principle to system design, École Polytechnique;
1993-03 Graduate level course on “Norms and Protocols” including most issues regarding standards and communication protocols. I coordinated the teaching of up to six lecturers from local industry, École Polytechnique;
1993-… Graduate level course on Analog and Mixed-Signal Microelectronics dedicated to biomedical and other industrial system design. The course contains various basic rules on integrated circuits and systems design and new Analog and Mixed-Signal circuit techniques. Course and laboratory books were introduced to the students, École Polytechnique;
   
1991-… Supervisor and co-supervisor of more than 35 graduate students (M.Sc. and Ph.D.) in fundamental and applied microelectronics in biomedical and other industrial applications. Other students (more than 15) completed their Master’s and Ph.D. degrees (see research contributions part of this resume);
1991-… Supervisor of more than 165 undergraduate students in building projects on microelectronics. These projects are conditional for students to complete their B.Eng. degrees;
1991-… Undergraduate level teaching, Department of Electrical & Computer Eng., École Polytechnique: Digital Systems Design (2 times per year). This course includes Mixed logic, FSM based systems, memories, mixed circuits, various Advanced Field Programmable Devices. Experiments include systems based on EPROM, PALs, FPGA, HDL and VHDL under ViewLogic CAD tools and ACTEL devices. Dedicated course and laboratory books were introduced to the students.

Teaching experience at the national and international levels

2005-… Designing Biomedical Circuits and Systems, half-day tutorial at the IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, Japan;
2003-06 Wireless Circuits and Systems to Build Smart Medical Devices, half-day tutorials offered in different countries (France, Singapore, India, Malysia, Porto-Rico, etc…) by the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society distinguished lecture program;
1999 Analog and Mixed-signal Microelectronics, one-day tutorial at the Interuniversity Research Group in Computer Architecture and VLSI;
1999-… Analog and Mixed-signal Microelectronics, 12-day intensive course at the ENIS, Sfax, Tunisia;
1997-01 Design of digital systems, Videoconference teaching for the Department of Applied Sciences, Université du Québec à Chicoutimi;
1995 Designing Biomedical & Industrial Systems using Field Programmable Devices, half-day tutorial at the IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits and Systems;
1993 Programmable Devices; architecture and systems design methods, one-day tutorial at the Interuniversity Research Group in Computer Architecture and VLSI;
1989-90 Electronic Systems, Logic Circuits and Computer Aided Design of Integrated Circuits, Session lectures, Department of Electrical Engineering, Université de Sherbrooke;
1986-90 Co-Supervisor of more than 12 graduate and undergraduate students in microelectronics (VLSI design projects and microprocessor based systems) and realization of biocompatible electrodes and packaging of sensory implants. Department of Electrical Engineering, Université de Sherbrooke;
1983-88 Teaching Assistant in Electronic systems, Design of VLSI ICs, Logic circuits, Linear circuits and systems, and Electromagnetic energy transport. Université Laval and Université de Sherbrooke ;
1985-86 Teaching Assistant in acoustics: Simulation of sound waveforms, Université de Sherbrooke;
1985 Lecturer on “Microcomputer peripherals”, Collège de Sherbrooke.



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